Welcome to this free course on Teaching Spanish pronunciation.
This short course is aimed at teachers of Spanish working in the United Kingdom who wish to extend their theoretical knowledge on teaching Spanish pronunciation. It offers ideas and practical skills that can be used in the classroom, be that virtual or face-to-face.
The course explores intelligibility, fluency, foreign accent, language variation, articulation and acoustics. It is suitable for all levels of linguistic competence and all levels of education. The course is divided into 5 weeks.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand the importance of learning and teaching pronunciation
- identify the most relevant challenges students might face
- formulate realistic goal settings with regard to pronunciation
- design activities that enhance the acquisition of Spanish pronunciation.
First Published: 04/09/2020